Peer-To-Peer Learning Approaches - Brief Description
In many government bodies, people are often motivated to talk about the experiences they have made in their own working environment. If they come to another region facing similar challenges, they have the opportunity to compare and reflect what is good in their place, and what they can learn from another. While people living in an environment often “get used” to persisting problems, as they are coping with them in their day to day life, outsiders often perceive problems differently.
A single chat between farmers or between local government staff from different areas can induce more change, than many lessons of formal training.
Some of the reasons include:
Figure 1: The Learning Pyramid